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Galleon "Golden Hind"

 Scale:   1:50

Model built in:   May 2005

"Golden Hind" is a 3-masted galleon, skipped by British seafarer Francis Drake, who circumnavigated the Globe in 1577-1580, being the second in the world history (after Magellan an Elcano). His circumnavigation lasted 2 years 10 month and 11 days. At first the ship was called "Pelican", and she was the only ship from squadron that managed to sail via Drake passage from Atlantic to Pacific. After that Drake have renamed his ship after his protector – lord-chancellor Christofer Hatton, whose emblem was golden hind. Length of a galleon was only 36,5 meters, breadth – 6,7 meters, cargo capacity – not more than 150 tons, armament – 22 guns.

   




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